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Four Inducted Into Fulton County Ag Hall Of Fame

Four persons have been inducted into the 2015 Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame. Inductees are Orval “Jay” Beck, Tony Forshey, Edward Garrow, and Paul N. Andre. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Judith L. Fenner

Judith L. Fenner, age 63, of Pettisville, passed away Wednesday Aug. 25, 2015, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Care Center. She was a lifelong area homemaker who also did in-home babysitting.Mrs. Fenner was born in Detroit, Mich., on Feb. More...

Sue Ann (Ray) Nofziger

Sue Ann (Ray) Nofziger, 68, died on June 2, 2015, in hospice care in her Vernon Hills, Ill., home following several years of treatment for metastatic breast cancer. Her daughter Tara Nofziger and her brother James L. Ray survive. More...

Charles E. (Ed) DeLong

Charles E. (Ed) DeLong, age 70 and a resident of Archbold, died July 29, 2015, from complications of cancer. He ws born in Redding, Calif., to Cassie and John De- Long. More...

People

Lugbill Inducted Into Henry County Ag Hall Of Fame

Jack Lugbill, rural Archbold, was one of four persons inducted into the Henry County Ag Hall of Fame, Sunday, Aug. 16, at a ceremony during the Henry County Fair. Jack was nominated by his son, Jon, at the urging of John and Lexie Poulson. More...

FFA News

The Pettisville FFA officer team visited Triangular Processing in Wauseon, Thursday, July 23. Triangular Processing is a county-owned facility that processes recyclables and ships them out to be recycled. More...

Ruffers On The Run

Two-year-old Lincoln Ruffer, Archbold, runs ahead of his father, Chris, in a photo taken Monday Aug. 24, at Ruihley Park. Chris said the Ruffers live near the park and visit it often.– photo by David Pugh More...

Opinion

Learning Never Ends

It may still be summer, but summer vacation is over and youngsters are back in school. Children must learn so much before they become adults and contribute to society. More...

Fighting Women

Other Editors Say...

The first women to become elite U.S. Army Rangers endured two months of grueling training, identical to that required of men. More...

OLD PHOTO CORNER

OLD PHOTO CORNER: Horses pulling a buggy and farm wagon are tied to the steel hitch rail in front of a wide wood sidewalk and buildings on the east side of North Defiance St. More...

Williams County Reports West Nile Virus Death, Second West Nile Virus Case

No Fulton County Cases Reported

A 91-year-old Williams County man has died after being infected with West Nile Virus, a mosquito-borne illness that has spread throughout the state in the last 13 years. More...

Back To School Goes Well At Archbold, Pettisville

Superintendents for both the Archbold and Pettisville school districts report the start of the new school year has gone smoothly. Students in both districts answered the bell for the first day of classes on Wednesday, Aug. 19. More...

News

Seek State Funding For New Sewer Line

The village of Archbold will apply to the state of Ohio for grant funding to assist in the construction of a new sanitary sewer line. More...

Paving Begins On East Mechanic Street

The end may be in sight for those affected by the East Mechanic Street reconstruction project. Workers from Crestline Paving & Excavating, Toledo, began laying asphalt on West Mechanic Street, Tuesday morning, Aug. 25. More...

Teacher Evaluations School Board Topic

The methods and process of evaluating district teachers was a topic of discussion at the Monday, Aug. 17, Archbold School Board meeting. More...

Public Record

Delta Woman Critical After Monday Crash

A crash between a car and a pickup occurred at or near the intersection of St. Rt. 2 and Co. Rd. 22 about 2:56 pm, Monday, Aug. 24. The pickup came to rest in the St. Peter Catholic Cemetery, damaging some monuments. More...

Fayette Man Killed In Crash

Michael R. Neuenschwander, 35, Fayette, was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of US20 and Co. Rd. 23 about 5:23 am, Wednesday, Aug. 19. More...

Rural Archbold Man Sentenced For Unlawful Sexual Conduct With Minor

Aaron Bowers, 23, rural Archbold, has been sentenced to 30 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio and two years of community control after pleading guilty to a sex crime. More...

Sports

AHS Girls Tennis Goes 3-1 On Week

The Archbold girls tennis team won three matches while dropping one last week. The Streaks traveled to Napoleon, Monday, Aug. 17, and came home with a 4-1 victory. The Streaks hosted Springfield, Tuesday, Aug. 18. The Blue Devils won 3-2. More...

AHS Boys Soccer Falls To Fort Jennings

The Archbold boys soccer team began the season with a Saturday, Aug. 22 road match at defending regional finalist Fort Jennings. After a scoreless first half, Archbold grabbed the lead nine minutes into the second stanza. More...

Pettisville Golf Third In Two Quad Matches

The Pettisville golf team finished third in a match with Archbold, Ayersville, and Fayette, Wednesday, Aug. 12, at Wauseon. Archbold won with a team score of 191. Ayersville finished with 199, while Pettisville had a 213 and Fayette, a 216. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Combined worship service. Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “How To THRIVE As A Church: The FACTS of the Gospel,” Jesse Kahler. Church picnic followed. Central Mennonite More...

Ready For School!

Left: Brady Culler and his two-year-old sister, Reese, pose with a toy school bus as their mom takes a photo at the Archbold Elementary School Open House, Monday, Aug. 17. Brady was ready to start kindergarten on the first day of school, Wednesday, More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 15: Rosa & Harim Munoz, Napoleon, boy. Aug. 18: Melissa & Jacob Sloan, Lyons, boy; Margaretta & Jacob Gamber, Wauseon, girl; Jenna & Gregory Kehnast, Wauseon, girl. More...